How much salt to boil 30 pounds of peanuts?

How much salt do you use for 30 pounds of peanuts?

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Oct 15, 2016
It depends on the amount of water used
by: Boiled Peanut World

The amount of salt needed to boil 3 pounds, 30 pounds, or 300 pounds of peanuts depends on the amount of water used, not the weight of the peanuts. It is the concentration of the salt in the water that determines the saltiness of boiled peanuts.

Our recommendation is to start with 1/2 cup of salt per gallon of water used. Adjust the amount of salt to your taste.

Read more about the amount of salt required to boil peanuts here.


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